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Farmers Gain Insight into New Year at local Crop Fair in Tama, Iowa

January 14, 2016

Iowa Corn will begin the New Year by offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues around the state. These crop fairs feature an array of speakers on topics that will help farmers navigate the progressive agriculture industry and allow learning opportunities to directly interact with local and state experts.

One of the first crop fairs of the season will be held in Tama, Iowa on January 18 at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be provided.

Featured speakers include:

  • Michael Dolch, Special Assistant for Agriculture for Senator Joni Ernst
  • Steve Bohr, Farm Financial Strategy
  • Sean McMahon, Executive Director for Iowa Agriculture Alliance
  • Greg Brenneman, P.H.D, Field Specialist, ISU Extension Ag Engineering
  • Steve Johnson, P.H.D, ISU Extension and Outreach
  • Mindy Larsen Poldberg, Iowa Corn

“These crop fairs are a great way for growers to gain insight for the New Year on the latest ways to manage their operations. With the evolving agriculture industry it is imperative to stay up-to-date and we invite all of Iowa’s corn farmers to come and attend a crop fair across the state, “said Iowa Corn District Field Manager Carrie Dodds.

If you have questions or wish to attend, contact Iowa Corn District Field Manager Carrie Dodds at 515-326-5914 or cdodds@iowacorn.org. 

Crop fair sponsors include Mid Iowa Co-op, Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

For the complete list of 2016 crop fairs, please visit iowacorn.org.

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The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB), works to develop and defend markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and corn products. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is an 8,000-member strong grassroots-driven organization, headquartered in Johnston, Iowa, serving members across the state, and lobbying on agricultural issues on behalf of its farmer members to create opportunities for long-term Iowa corn grower profitability. For more information, visit iowacorn.org.

For More Information:

Shannon Textor
Director of Marketing and Communications
Iowa Corn Growers Association
515-255-9242
stextor@iowacorn.org

Lisa Cassady
Public Relations Manager
Iowa Corn Growers Association
515-225-9242
lcassady@iowacorn.org

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